18.5 CPD units for social workers
Course Description :
Critical events like disasters, either man-made or natural and other extreme life experiences will result to physical, mental, psychosocial and spiritual stress reactions. If not properly responded, countless health conditions might arise. Some of the people exposed to these incidents had experienced psychosocial problems and others, at one point in time, needed psychiatric help. Thus, immediate response to them by service workers trained to provide psychosocial support is highly recommended. The course is designed for the learners to understand the principles and dynamics and disaster management with focus on the bio-psychosocial approach.health counseling.